A&P Falmouth Books Busy March

Friday, February 27, 2004
A&P Falmouth, part of the A&P Group, has won two significant orders for March, 2004. The first involves the 31,290 dwt containership Safmarine Europe, which is part of Safmarine’s Great White fleet. The vessel, due on March 12th, will be in the shipyard for 24 days, work including underwater hull cleaning and painting, refurbishment of three deck cranes and renewal of approximately 40 tonnes of steel in the peak tank, deep tank, wing tank and double bottom tanks, cargo holds (including cell guides), hatch covers and shell plating. The second contract is from Sweden’s DFDS Tor Line involving the 8,696 dwt freight ferry Tor Anglia, which operates out of Felixstowe. The vessel, which is due on March 4th, will undergo a complete underwater hull blast and paint, cargo gear overhaul and test, removal of the starboard rudder and rudder stock in order to renew the stock seals. This is the second time a vessel from this owner has drydocked in A&P Falmouth, the ferry Admiral of Scandinavia being drydocked in Falmouth during 2002.

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